Bullock Museum worth a trip to downtown Austin
I t seems I always get around to discovering things later, rather than sooner, so last week my family and I made our first trip to Austin’s Bullock Texas History Museum a dozen years after it opened. Full Story
Lots going on this Saturday in The Rock
Wow! How do you love these cooler fall temperatures? They make me happy, happy, happy.
October has arrived and this month’s activities keep us all busy, busy, busy.
There is a lot of things to do this Saturday in The Rock and surrounding areas. Just take your pick or pick several. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
Medical specialists weigh in on Obamacare
Neighbor Grover sez he used to have a handle on life, but it broke. O bamacare, love it or hate it, there doesn’t seem to be any middle ground. It’s a tiresome topic but my guess is the insurance companies, who probably have the strongest lobby in Washington outside of oil and gas, are going to come out just fine. They always do. Full Story
College fund should be priority for 11-year-old Dear Dave,
Our daughter is 11 years old, and we save $50 a month for her. Right now, we’ve accumulated $4,200 for college, a car or just savings in general. Should we be investing this money, instead of putting it in a savings account? Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
‘Whut’s thet boy gonna make, Hahvay? A lieyur?’
High school and college diplomas are welcome and wonderful, but life proves infinitely more educational.
If we pay attention, we are blessed to meet interesting folks from whom we learn much. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Constitutional amendments on November ballot
Many Texans are unaware of the issues to be voted on next m onth. There will be nine propositions on the ballot and no politicians seeking office.
Proposition No. 1 allows surviving spouses of veterans killed in action to be exempt from ad valorem taxes on their homestead. Full Story
New procedure for selecting water board directors
Last week I reviewed the procedure the commissioners court has adopted for considering candidates for filling expiring positions on the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater District board of directors. Full Story